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Principles of Resilience, Availability, and Data Protection for Kubernetes Deployments

Michael Greenberg | Blog

Kubernetes is becoming increasingly popular among developers looking to deploy stateful apps. K8s users have to confront the issue of what to do with their data. This blog will go through three critical criteria for any deployment: resilience, availability, and data security, and how it all relates to your application state.   Why is data […]

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Data Resiliency in the Public Cloud

Michael Greenberg | Blog

In the world of enterprise IT, there is no word scarier than downtime. When you are responsible for business continuity, nothing can compare to the sinking feeling when you realize that you’ve just lost a large chunk of critical data that cannot be recovered.  For companies providing client-facing services requiring the implementation of strict Service […]

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How Doxi Assures Business Continuity With Statehub

Michael Greenberg | Blog

Summary   Doxi provides an advanced digital signature (E-sign) service for managing multiple signatures and approvals of organizational documents. Critical customer data is stored in a MongoDB hosted on the Azure public cloud. Given their requirement to maintain a copy at all times of every digital signature collected, they require a Business Continuity (BC) solution […]

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What is High Availability in the Public Cloud?

Michael Greenberg | Blog

To achieve the five-9’s high availability in the public cloud, most cloud providers offer SLAs with a 99.999% uptime guarantee, combined with redundant configurations that span CSPs regions. This stems from an effort to increase confidence in getting adequate availability.  For many applications, this arrangement is good enough. But when latency, availability, and control are […]

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Protecting Your Kubernetes Data

Michael Greenberg | Blog

According to a 2020 CNCF survey, Kubernetes continues to lead the container surge, and is truly becoming the de-facto way to deploy applications: “This year, 91% of respondents report using Kubernetes, 83% of them in production. This continues a steady increase from 78% last year and 58% in 2018.” The reasons why Kubernetes continues to […]

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Mission Possible: Operational Flexibility in the Public Cloud

Uri Zaidenwerg | Blog

Originally Published on ToolBox for IT   What’s Operational Flexibility and Why You Need It   Imagine being able to mold your IT operations to exactly match your business needs without technological limitations. This is ”operational flexibility”. However, this remains out of reach for most of us, as the biggest obstacle standing between you and […]

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Is It Time To Re-Examine the Role of DevOps Engineers?

Uri Zaidenwerg | Blog

Originally Published on ToolBox for IT   DevOps as a methodology is widely understood and accepted among the IT industry. It was created to integrate all software development and deployment stakeholders and create a single automated workflow that promises a stable and reliable application. According to GitLab’s Fourth Annual Global DevSecOps Survey, DevOps adoption rates are […]

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Why RPO Is The Most Important KPI In Your Data Resiliency Strategy

Michael Greenberg | Blog

If ensuring data resiliency and durability across multiple regions is your job, then meeting the elusive Zero Recovery Point Objective (Zero RPO) is probably on top of your wish list for 2021. After all, Zero RPO means that data loss is a thing of the past. No matter what happens to your servers, not a […]

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Kubernetes + Data Agility = Application Mobility

Avi Shillo | Blog

Kubernetes has become a go-to way to deploy applications. You can easily deploy your entire microservice infrastructure and service mesh in minutes, just by applying your configuration to a Kubernetes cluster. But what if you need to change locations or move to another cloud vendor in response to shifting business needs? How can you move […]

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K8s Stateful Design Guide

Michael Greenberg | Blog

One of the significant challenges that arise when using Kubernetes is that it is extremely difficult to set up storage to accommodate stateful applications while ensuring resiliency and application mobility. The truth is – storage is falling behind the curve of the rest of cloud infrastructure, and traditional storage solutions are complex and are extremely […]

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